Money

Five expert tips to make money-talk in your relationship more romantic

Great to be asked to provide expert commentary on money and relationships for mozo.com.au.

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Money and love might not go together quite like strawberries and chocolate or wine and cheese, but loved up couples can seriously benefit from tackling their financial demons before they head out for a romantic date this Valentine’s Day.

With that being said, approaching such a touchy subject can be a little awkward, so how do you successfully tackle such a sensitive and often (unnecessarily) stressful topic without offending your significant other?

To answer that question, Mozo reached out to a few financially-savvy experts who dug up some personal finance gold for couples addressing their money matters this Valentine’s Day.

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Inspiration Series: Grace Mugabe

In the inspiration series, I blog about people that inspire me to acheive more than I could ever imagine. These are people that I either know personally or admire from afar. You will realise that a number of these people are either direct or indirect competitors. These people have the same mindset as me that they want to help educate and it doesn't matter where the knowledge is learnt, as long as it is learnt somewhere.

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Introducing Grace Mugabe from Financially Empowered.

I have been inspiring young minds at Curtin University for 12.5 years (it is a long time now I think about it - about 38% of my life so far!). I met Grace around 12 months ago when she came onboard to teach in financial modelling. I invited Grace to my office to catch up for a coffee and a chat to see if she needed any help in her new role. We ended up chatting for a long time about our shared passion for financial literacy and financial empowerment. There are only a few people that I get to chat to about financial literacy and financial empowerment who are on the same page and Grace is one of them.

Grace has achieved so much in such a short space of time. Grace is a fellow of the Leadership WA Rising Leaders Program as well as the Hive Global Leaders Program held at Harvard in June 2017. In Sept 2017, Grace was named one of three finalists in the United Nations Association of Australia (WA) Excellence in Gender Equity Promotion Award. She is also the ambassador for Behind the Brands, a hub for female entrepreneurs in Western Australia.

Grace is an amazing and inspirational young woman and I am privileged to call her both a colleague and a friend.

You're welcome.

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This is where it all begins...

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Nigel Marsh said, “There are thousands and thousands of people out there living lives of quiet screaming desperation who work long hours, at jobs they hate, to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like”.

I have a dream that all inhabitants of Australia (and the world) have at least a basic level of financial literacy.

This should be learned in primary school, high school, and prior to being able to purchase a property and take out a mortgage. Increased financial literacy will have a positive impact on not only the individuals with the knowledge but the community as a whole and the government as well. It will lead to greater mental well-being, less stress, reduced cases of depression, happier families, reduced incidents of domestic violence, less reliance on welfare, the aged pension and reduced suicide. This is too important for the world to ignore and has a range of simple (at least in my mind) fixes. I personally learned a long time ago that your knowledge is very powerful and no matter how simple the knowledge is to you, it can be life-changing for someone who does not know the knowledge yet (“You don’t know what you don’t know”).

I feel this is one of the most important challenges facing our country and I can see a path. I am making it my mission to improve the state of financial literacy in Australia (and the world). I call upon the government and forward-thinking organisations to support me in my quest to make our country and the world a better place.

“Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine.”

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